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This Swiss Village Is Refusing To Mine The $1.2 Billion Worth Of ...

This Swiss Village Is Refusing To Mine The $1.2 Billion Worth Of ... | Switzerland | Scoop.it
Royalties from the mine would have guaranteed the five tiny villages and hamlets of the valley an income of around 40 million Swiss francs ($43.5 million) over the next 10 years – the kind of money that many towns and cities ...
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Working mothers more accepted, study shows - SWI swissinfo.ch

Working mothers more accepted, study shows - SWI swissinfo.ch | Switzerland | Scoop.it
Acceptance for women in Switzerland working outside the home has markedly increased in the past 20 years, according to a study on ...
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The day Switzerland became neutral - swissinfo.ch

The day Switzerland became neutral - swissinfo.ch | Switzerland | Scoop.it
The neutrality so strongly associated with modern Switzerland originated in a congress 200 years ago, when the Great Powers met in ...
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SWISSCURLING Association - Übersicht

SWISSCURLING Association - Übersicht | Switzerland | Scoop.it
RT @HofSwitzerland: #Swiss #Curling has a new world champion team! Team ladies became world champion in Japan http://t.co/Sb1dIiBRvE http:/…
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7 Things Asterix Got Right About Switzerland (and 4 Things he Didn’t)

7 Things Asterix Got Right About Switzerland (and 4 Things he Didn’t) | Switzerland | Scoop.it
When Asterix and Obelix visited Switzerland in 50 BC, they experienced culture shock. After interviewing experts in Swiss culture, banking, and tourism...
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Sharp rise in Swiss firms using shorter work hours - SWI swissinfo.ch

Sharp rise in Swiss firms using shorter work hours - SWI swissinfo.ch | Switzerland | Scoop.it
The number of Swiss firms reducing employees’ hours to compensate for the current exchange rate fluctuations has risen sharply since January, the ...
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The Incredible Architecture of Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern

The Incredible Architecture of Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern | Switzerland | Scoop.it
Trust us, when you stand inside Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern, you may experience a case of vertigo. But let's start from the top: A visit to this intriguing...
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Great place to visit - very impressive architecture and inside is good too!

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Blown signal to blame in Rafz train crash - SWI swissinfo.ch

Blown signal to blame in Rafz train crash - SWI swissinfo.ch | Switzerland | Scoop.it
A recent train crash between Schaffhausen and Zurich was caused by one train failing to obey a signal under unusual circumstances.
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Swiss Adventurer Launches Quest to 'Fly Forever'

Swiss Adventurer Launches Quest to 'Fly Forever' | Switzerland | Scoop.it
In Swiss pilots' bid to travel around the world on a solar-powered plane, weight and energy are everything.
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Sunday shopping to lure more tourists - SWI swissinfo.ch

Sunday shopping to lure more tourists - SWI swissinfo.ch | Switzerland | Scoop.it
Restrictions on Sunday shopping in Switzerland are being eased under certain conditions as a part of efforts to boost tourism and the ...
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Not sure how I feel about this. I sort of liked it!
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Shorter work hours touted in response to strong franc - SWI swissinfo.ch

Shorter work hours touted in response to strong franc - SWI swissinfo.ch | Switzerland | Scoop.it
Swiss companies may reduce employees’ hours to help compensate for the current exchange rate fluctuations.
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The birth of modern Swiss cinema - SWI swissinfo.ch

The birth of modern Swiss cinema - SWI swissinfo.ch | Switzerland | Scoop.it
The Solothurn Film Festival, credited with giving rise to a new generation of auteur cinema, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
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20 Things that Many Swiss Abroad Miss

20 Things that Many Swiss Abroad Miss | Switzerland | Scoop.it
Moving abroad for a decade is probably one of the most exciting things I have ever done. Some memorable moments when my Swiss heart...
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150 years of winter tourism in Switzerland - swissinfo.ch

150 years of winter tourism in Switzerland - swissinfo.ch | Switzerland | Scoop.it
In the mid-1800s, the snow-covered Alps were primarily unexplored. Then people discovered the joys of wintertime mountain fun.
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Eat like an Appenzeller...

Eat like an Appenzeller...
10 Appenzell Foods You Must Try
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There are few places that have given their name to so many foods as Appenzell. Here are ten foods you must try to eat like an Appenzeller...
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Swiss support bilateral treaties with the EU - SWI swissinfo.ch

Swiss support bilateral treaties with the EU - SWI swissinfo.ch | Switzerland | Scoop.it
A majority of Swiss citizens surveyed view the country’s bilateral treaties with the European Union as advantageous, according to ...
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Coop suspends some foreign magazine sales - SWI swissinfo.ch

Coop suspends some foreign magazine sales - SWI swissinfo.ch | Switzerland | Scoop.it
Swiss retail and wholesale giant Coop is taking some major foreign magazines off its newsstands because it says they won’t lower ...
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CERN wins award for best Twitter account in Switzerland | CERN

CERN wins award for best Twitter account in Switzerland | CERN | Switzerland | Scoop.it
At the worldwebforum conference in Zurich yesterday, CERN was presented with the award of Best Swiss Twitter Page 2015.
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Swiss tourism must focus on quality to survive - SWI swissinfo.ch

Swiss tourism must focus on quality to survive - SWI swissinfo.ch | Switzerland | Scoop.it
Suffering under the strong franc, the Swiss tourism sector must focus more on quality and innovation to survive, says the boss of Switzerland Tourism.
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Striking gold with a hoard of lost property

Striking gold with a hoard of lost property | Switzerland | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Zurich store where much of Switzerland's lost property ends up for sale.
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Wish I'd discovered this when i was in Switzerland. 

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Scared of Heights? Avoid This Swaying Swiss Suspension Bridge.

Scared of Heights? Avoid This Swaying Swiss Suspension Bridge. | Switzerland | Scoop.it
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Fascinating Pictures on Twitter

Fascinating Pictures on Twitter | Switzerland | Scoop.it
This amazing sculpture is called 'The Caring Hand' and is located in Glarus, Switzerland. pic.twitter.com/YnKEV2Qiwf
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Mad Scientists in Switzerland Built a Drone That Flies and Walks

Mad Scientists in Switzerland Built a Drone That Flies and Walks | Switzerland | Scoop.it
Meet DALER. That's short for Deployable Air-Land Exploration Robot, and it's designed for rescuing victims in dangerous places after a natural disaster. How does a robot do that?
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Swiss and French reach deal over Basel airport - SWI swissinfo.ch

Swiss and French reach deal over Basel airport - SWI swissinfo.ch | Switzerland | Scoop.it
Switzerland says a comprise solution has been reached with neighbouring France to settle a tax dispute over the tri-national airport ...
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Solar plane to leave Switzerland ahead of round-the-world trip - Phys.Org

Solar plane to leave Switzerland ahead of round-the-world trip - Phys.Org | Switzerland | Scoop.it
A sun-powered plane was loaded onto a cargo carrier in Switzerland late Monday heading for the Middle East from where it will attempt a revolutionary round-the-world trip.
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